Forever Edinburgh: Swanston Brasserie brings back ‘Scone Watch’ by popular demand

A local brasserie located within Swanston Golf Club is celebrating the re-opening of its doors once again by bringing back their popular ‘Scone Watch’ and are inviting readers to join in with their fun competition.

By Caitlyn Dewar
Friday, 7th May 2021, 7:00 am
Swanston Brasserie is reopening with their fan favourite Scone Watch

Let us know what you think and join the conversation at the bottom of this article.

Swanston Brasserie’s homemade scones have an international following, with their popular Scone Watch seen on their Facebook page.

The brasserie updates daily to let visitors know the unique flavours of the day ranging from sweet strawberry and chocolate and warming apple and cinnamon, to savoury flavours such as cheese and red onion.

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The head chef is giving readers to see their favourite scone flavours recreated at the brasserie

For those out enjoying walks in Edinburgh, the scones are a perfect treat at the end of it.

Head Chef Glyn Sommerville is inviting readers to get involved and let him know what flavour scone you’d love him to make and he promises to make the top five submissions.

As well as baking the creation he will invite the winners and their family to come up to Swanston Brasserie and enjoy hot drinks and four favourite scones on the house.

Swanston Farm, also home to a fold of Highland Cows, nestles at the foot of the Pentland Hills, just a short journey from Edinburgh Castle and the city centre.

With stunning views from its vantage point overlooking Edinburgh, the Firth of Forth and towards the distant East Lothian beaches, the family-friendly brasserie is open daily and caters for everyone from walkers to weddings.

To enter, simply head over to Swanston Brasserie’s Facebook page and comment on the competition post pinned at the top of the page, or send your entry via the ‘Scone Watch’ ‘Contact Us’ form:

The closing date for entries is May 31 2021.

The Evening News is supporting Forever Edinburgh, a joint campaign between the City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh Tourism Action Group (ETAG) and VisitScotland. This encourages people to rediscover the city, its stories and places while supporting local businesses, promoting attractions, shops, bars and restaurants as lockdown eases.